Obama – the -$10 Trillion Dollar Man

Aug 09, 12 Obama – the -$10 Trillion Dollar Man

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 Considering the most epic financial fail in history, we have to give this one to our President, Barack Obama. President Obama has run up the U.S. debt more in 4 years, than ALL OTHER U.S. PRESIDENTS COMBINED! Yes, we’ve had quite the downturn in the economy that he’s had to deal with. But that doesn’t excuse the...

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60 Minutes Reveals the DirtBags

Dec 29, 11 60 Minutes Reveals the DirtBags

Posted by in Democrats, Money Scandals, Republicans

60 Minutes did a special on a bunch of dirty politicians spotlighted in the book Throw Them All Out by Peter Schweizer. See the video below: Also here is the behind the scenes as they tried to interview these dirtbags: Share...

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Rep. Charlie Rangel

Dec 02, 10 Rep. Charlie Rangel

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Charlie Rangel (D-NY) House of Representatives Charlie Rangel was found guilty on 11 charges by the House Ethics Committee On December 2, 2010. The full House of Representatives voted 333-79 to censure Rangel (2010). Regarding the decision of the committee, a defiant Rangel, who had walked out of the trial shortly after it began...

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Rep. Maxine Waters

Aug 04, 10 Rep. Maxine Waters

Posted by in Democrats, Featured, Money Scandals

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) Congresswoman Maxine Waters, who is a senior member of the Financial services Committee, arranged a meeting between Treasury officials and representatives for OneUnited Bank. According to various media reports, Treasury officials were led to believe by Waters that the discussion was going to be about...

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Sen. Dick Durban

Jun 13, 09 Sen. Dick Durban

Posted by in Democrats, Money Scandals

Senator Dick Durban (D-Ill) Dick Durbin managed to do all right during the stock collapse.  The senior Senator from Illinois and the Democrats’ number-two man in the upper chamber bailed out of the mutual funds that would shortly take a beating, moving his investments into Democratic contributor Warren Buffett’s fund, Berkshire...

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Senator Judd Gregg

Feb 10, 09 Senator Judd Gregg

Posted by in Money Scandals, Republicans

Judd Gregg (R-NH) Senator Gregg funneled $70 Million of taxpayer money to rebuild Pease Air Force Base back home. That sounds nice enough, only he and his brother had a commercial interest it that made them both a boat-load of money. In the Senate, Gregg was the leading Republican negotiator and author of the TARP program, which...

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Gov. Rob Blagojevich

Jan 22, 09 Gov. Rob Blagojevich

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Rob Blagojevich (D-Gov. of Illinois) Blagojevich served Illinois in the capacity of governor from 2003 until he was impeached January 29, 2009, by the Illinois House of Representatives following his arrest for federal corruption charges in which he tried to “auction off” Barack Obama’s vacant Senate seat. He was charged with...

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Rep. Spencer Bachus

Nov 01, 08 Rep. Spencer Bachus

Posted by in Money Scandals, Republicans

Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-AL) Spencer Bachus aggressively traded stock options and shorted the market during the 2008 financial crisis, making large sums of money — all thanks to private briefings from the Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve. Although not illegal from a law perspective (if you can imagine that!) for government...

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Rep. Nancy Pelosi

Feb 08, 08 Rep. Nancy Pelosi

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Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her husband in 2008 participated in an exclusive IPO for VISA at the same time that a bill that would effect credit card companies was making its way through the House. Her husband purchased 5,000 shares initially, then more later. Mrs. Pelosi and her husband profited in a...

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Rep. Dennis Hastert

Sep 15, 07 Rep. Dennis Hastert

Posted by in Money Scandals, Republicans

Rep. Dennis Hastert (R-Ill) When Illinois Congressman Dennis Hastert became speaker of the House in 1999, his net worth was about $300,000. 8 years later when he left the job he was a multi-millionaire. Among his financial accomplishments were deals like the one he made where he purchased a bunch of land that (coincidentally) was...

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